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Ameinu Reacts to Escalation of Violence in Israel and Gaza

Media Advisory: For Immediate Release New York, NY, November 16, 2012 CONTACT: Hiam Simon 212 366-1194 hiam@ameinu.net www.ameinu.net Ameinu, the leading progressive Zionist membership organization in North America, mourns the tragic loss of life due to the escalation of hostilities in southern Israel and the Gaza Strip. On Wednesday, the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) launched Operation Pillar of Defense in response to increasing rocket fire into the south of Israel from Hamas controlled Gaza. …

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Lords of the Land: The War for Israel’s Settlements in the Occupied Territories, 1967-2007

Lords of the Landtells the tragic story of Jewish settlement in the West Bank and Gaza Strip. In the aftermath of the 1967 war and Israel’s devastating victory over its Arab neighbors, catastrophe struck both the soul and psyche of the state of Israel. Based on years of research, and written by one of Israel’s leading historians and journalists, this involving narrative focuses on the settlers themselves — often fueled by messianic zeal but also inspired by the original Zionist …

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